Sunday, May 26, 2024

Roger Friedman

Roger Friedman began his Showbiz411 column in April 2009 after 10 years with Fox News, where he created the Fox411 column. His movie reviews are carried by Rotten Tomatoes, and he is a member of both the movie and TV branches of the Critics Choice Awards. His articles have appeared in dozens of publications over the years including New York Magazine, where he wrote the Intelligencer column in the mid 90s and covered the OJ Simpson trial, and Fox News (when it wasn't so crazy) where he covered Michael Jackson. He is also the writer and co-producer of "Only the Strong Survive," a selection of the Cannes, Sundance, and Telluride Film festivals, directed by DA Pennebaker and Chris Hegedus.

RIP Richard Sherman, 95, Wrote the “Mary Poppins” Songs, “Chitty Chitty Bang” with Brother Robert

Hollywood is mourning the death of Richard M. Sherman one half of the legendary Sherman brothers died today at the age of 95.  Richard...

Box Office: “Mad Max Furiosa” Sets Unwanted Record for 36th Lowest Memorial Day Weekend Opener

There are 36 movies ahead of "Furiosa: A Mad Max Story" on the all time Memorial Day opening weekend list. "Furiosa" today become number 36...

Cannes Film Festival Award Winners: Coppola Shunned for Risk Taking $120 Mil “Megalopolis,” Palme d’Or to “Anora,” Jury Prize to “Emilia Perez,” Grand Prize...

Cannes Film Festival winners are being announced right now on the Croisette. Keep refreshing... The Palme D'or has gone to Sean Baker and his "Anora."...

Bruce Springsteen Cancels Show in Marseille, France “Unable to Sing and Perform” After Grueling Schedule Abroad

Bruce Springsteen has cancelled his Marseille, France show tonight at the last minute. He posted an announcement: "Due to a loss of voice and...

“Furiosa” Nervosa as Mad Max Movie Opens to Iffy Box Office, “Garfield” De-clawed, Scratching Around

Saturday: today, tonight are crucial for the new releases of the week. So far, "Furiosa" is making everyone nervosa. The "Mad Max" story has made...

Will Smith Promoting New Film in Saudi Arabia, Mexico, Belgium — Anywhere Away from US Media Asking Slap Questions

Will Smith's "Bad Boys: Ride or Die" is getting a worldwide promotional tour. So far Will and Martin Lawrence have been in Riyadh, Saudia Arabia,...

Alec Baldwin Will Stand Trial for “Rust” Shooting After Judge Denies Motion to Dismiss Involuntary Manslaughter

Alec Baldwin is going on trial this summer. A judge in Santa Fe has dismissed Baldwin's motion to end his involuntary manslaughter case in the...

Stranger Things: Eleven Becomes Two as 20 Year Old Millie Bobby Brown Marries Jon Bon Jovi’s Son, Jake, 22

You can now count one degree of separation between the Upside Down and Bon Jovi, the rock band. Millie Bobby Brown, just age 20, has...

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